Red Onion Seed Oil Is Your Hair’s New Best Friend
Try this trusted remedy to control hair fall, thinning, dandruff, dullness & much more
Troubled by hair woes like dandruff, hair loss, hair breakage, thinning, split ends, dryness, frizz and dullness? Want your hair to stop falling, flaking, and breaking quite so much? Want your tresses to look thicker, softer and glossier as well?
There is a trusted and time tested solution that can help. It is red onions. Red onion seed oil, to be more precise.
Ayurveda has been recommending red onions as a universal hair cure since thousands of years. Both red onion juice and red onion seed oil are used in traditional hair remedies for hair loss, dandruff, flaking, scalp eruptions and infections, breakage, split ends and dryness.
So what’s in red onion seeds that it is such a boon for hair! Let’s find out.
Red onion seeds contain 21-26% oil and 15-26% proteins. Red onion seed oil has 50-60% linoleic acid, plus oleic and palmitic acids. Other key components are hydrocarbons, alcohols, acids, esters, phytochemicals, vitamins D & E, and sulfur-containing compounds. In short, onion seeds are rich in healthy nutrition - essential fatty acids, proteins, and antioxidants readily available for nourishing hair follicles for improving hair thickness, shine and volume.
Sulphur present in red onion seeds is a key factor behind red onions’ hair benefits. 95% of hair is made up of a protein called keratin that’s made up of smaller units called amino acids that in turn have sulphur as a key constituent. Red onions are rich in sulphur which when bio-available to scalp, is able to stimulate hair follicles for supporting thicker and stronger hair by promoting keratin production.
There is another vital protein involved in hair growth process. It is called collagen which is basically the glue that holds the body together. A key component of skin and scalp, collagen too is made up of amino acids rich in sulphur. When sulphur is made available, scalp health also improves and that too helps enhance hair growth, texture and quality.
Onions contain antioxidants called flavonoids which are excellent for countering free radical damage caused by pollution and toxins. Do remember, pollution is a big factor behind dull and dry hair. Free radicals can harm scalp and destroy hair follicles. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals to control damage and revive hair.
Advantage Antimicrobial Power
Onions have excellent antimicrobial and antibacterial qualities. This is directly useful for natural healing of scalp eruptions and infections as these are often responsible for hair fall, dandruff and flaking.
Onion seeds are also believed to promote regrowth of hair. One published study showed that application of onion juice on alopecia areata (a patchy type of baldness) patients has also given positive results. Safe to say, onions do help with hair.
The Time, Smell & Fuss Problem with Onions
While onions are a wonderful home remedy for almost every hair woe, it is a time consuming, messy and smelly affair to grate or grind onions and strain out onion juice and apply it on scalp. Onion seeds and seed oil are not so easily available and you can never really be sure of the purity.
Products with Red Onion Seed Oil to Rescue
There is a better way to enjoy all the hair benefits of red onions without fuss and stink. You should use hair care products enriched with red onion seed oil extract that provides therapeutic goodness in an easy-to-use form. Red onion seed oil extract packs in healthy nutrition of onions in concentrated form to give your hair purest and healthiest care.
One more thing. Good quality brands also include other hair friendly natural active ingredients – other botanicals, vitamins, hydrolyzed proteins etc – in their formulations. This enhances the effectiveness of results even further.
WOW Skin Science Hair Care Products with Red Onion Seed Oil Extract
WOW, India’s leading wellness and beauty product seller has recently launched its new range of hair care products – shampoo and conditioner – enriched with red onion seed oil extract.
WOW Skin Science Red Onion Black Seed Oil Shampoo helps with hair loss, scalp buildups and dullness of tresses. Red Onion Seed Oil Extract in it helps stimulate hair growth, strengthen hair follicles, and clarify blocked roots for enhanced gloss. It also contains Black Seed Oil and Pro Vitamin B5 that work to make your hair look more lustrous.
WOW Skin Science Red Onion Black Seed Conditioner gives your tresses strength, smoothness and luster. Besides Red Onion Seed Oil Extract, it also has Black Seed Oil to help reduce hair fall, and Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein to help repair tip-to-root hair damage.
We recommend using these two products regularly to give your hair complete revival with healing power of red onion seed oil.